Sentence Examples


  • Under the persecution, a large number were killed, and between four and five millions of Protestants left the country.
  • The Christians suffered from systematic persecution, and many historians, with a strange lack of historical insight, have poured denunciation upon him for an attitude which was the natural outcome of his convictions.
  • He passed the remainder of his life at Wittenberg, braving the perils of war and persecution rather than desert the place dear to him as the home of the Reformation.
  • Even the stormy days of the last persecution yielded some considerable writers, such as Methodius in the East and Lactantius in the West.
  • Thus, in view of persecution or slander, the Christian church naturally produced literary " Apologies."